High White Blood Cell Count Is Associated With a Worsening of Insulin Sensitivity and Predicts the Development of Type 2 Diabetes

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FIG. 1.
FIG. 1.

Relationship between WBC and percent body fat (A), fasting plasma insulin (B), M-low (C), and AIR (D) in 352 nondiabetic Pima Indians (272 NGT [▴]) and 80 IGT [•]). EMBS = fat-free mass + 17.7 kg. Because even mildly elevated glucose concentrations can secondarily affect insulin secretion, only data from NGT subjects were included in D.

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  1. Diabetes vol. 51 no. 2 455-461